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In addition to identifying employment trends through our daily interactions with companies and jobseekers, we conduct extensive research on hiring and workplace issues. Read about our latest research, including results from our ongoing surveys of Australian CFOs, CIOs, senior managers and office workers.

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Half of Australian businesses can’t find skilled talent

New research by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows more than half (52%) of business leaders believe it is more challenging to find qualified employees compared to pre-pandemic conditions.

Australian businesses hiring from diverse talent pool but doubt impact of DEI programs

New independent research by specialised talent solutions provider Robert Half finds companies’ efforts to attract and recruit from a diverse talent pool are proving more successful than internal efforts to sustain diversity within the organisation - highlighting the complex challenges businesses…

Australia’s tech leaders’ confidence in cyber-security suggests blind spot in face of growing risk

New independent research by specialised recruiter, Robert Half, finds that companies are overwhelmingly confident in their ability to prevent and respond to cyber-security attacks.

Longer hiring timelines costing businesses up to +19% per vacant role

New independent research by specialised recruiter, Robert Half, reveals that it’s now taking employers longer to hire professionals into their organisation, driving a surge in vacant roles.

Pandemic drives +283% spike in remote work job postings

While lockdowns across the country accelerate the move towards remote work for the professional sector, Australian bosses are embracing the ‘Anywhere Workforce’ trend in order to access a wider talent pool and address the fierce talent gap facing the Australian market.